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Thursday, 9 February 2012


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PS chairman held in bribery case

[July 05 2013]

Walallawita Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Udeni Atukorala was arrested by Bribery Commission officials for allegedly soliciting a Rs 1.5 million bribe from the Bentara Paradeshiya Sabha chairman. It is reported that he had accepted the bribe to provide a permit to transport soil.


Anti-Dengue programmes in Kelaniya schools

[July 01 2013]

Public Health Inspectors attached to the Kelaniya MOH Office have taken steps to launch anti-Dengue programmes in 20 schools under the purview of the Kelaniya MOH Office. The programme will be conducted on the instructions of Kelaniya MOH Dr Wasantha Rajapaksa.


Principal dies during training

[June 30 2013]

Raddolugama Pagnananda Madya Maha Vidyalaya Principal W.A.S. Wickramasinghe died following a stroke while exercising in the morning at the Rantambe Cadet Camp. Wickremesinghe, 52, was among the 97 participants in the month long military leadership training programme for school Principals.


Senior Minister leaves for Geneva

[June 28 2013]

Senior Minister for International Monetary Co-operation and Deputy Minister of Finance & Planning Dr. Sarath Amunugama will leave for Geneva tomorrow to represent the Sri Lankan Government at the Annual Ministerial Review of the Economic & Social Council of the United Nations


President unveils Buddha statue

[June 25 2013]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa unveiled a six feet Samadhi Buddha statue erected at the entrance to the Mihintale sacred area concurrent to the 2320 Mihindu Jayanthi commemoration. The President performed the first flower and oil lamp offering to the statue constructed by the Civil Defence Force (CSD).


Train crashes into parked lorry, one dead

[June 24 2013]

One died and four passengers were seriously injured when a train bound for Galle crashed into a lorry at Angulana . According to Police sources, the train was packed with rush hour passengers knocked the train when it was parked close to the railway track.


Man nabbed with ganja in bag

[June 21 2013]

A 31-year-old male, resident in Paththinigama, Galnewa was arrested by Galnewa Police on afternoon while carrying 1.508 kgs of ganja hidden in a travelling bag after alighting from a Colombo-Anuradhapura bus at Paththinigama junction.



A group of veteran artistes discussed the prevailing problems with regard to the utilization of Nelum Pokuna Mahinda
Rajapaksa Performing Arts Theatre, with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday. The President instructed to establish a production Trust for the special creations produced for Nelum Pokuna Performing Arts Theatre. A sum of Rupees 10 million is to be set apart for this Trust. Ministers T.B. Ekanayaka, Dullas Alahapperuma, Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and Secretary to the President Lalith Weerathunga were also present. Picture by Chandana Perera

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Another counter to pro-LTTE media

Sri Lanka has proved that all material and video clips against Sri Lanka are false, although the pro-LTTE international media such as Channel Four and diaspora had unleashed adverse publicity against the three Forces and the government, Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) Director General Lakshman Hulugalle said.

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Intl community, Tiger rump ignore LTTE atrocities - Dr Fernandopulle

MP Dr Sudarshani Fernandopulle said she opposes the stance taken by the West, Europe and the international community on the assassination of her husband, former Highways and Road Development Minister Jeyaraj Fernandopulle and other murders carried out by the LTTE. Dr Fernandopulle told the Daily News yesterday ,

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‘Northern people need development, not devolution’

People in the North and East need development and not devolution of power, said Technology and Research Deputy Minister Faiszer Musthapha yesterday. “The people in the North and East need better housing, schools and healthcare facilities. They need a decent life. Once they get these facilities, they will think rationally about everything including devolution of power,”

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Housing complex fire kills two

A fire which broke out around 2.30am yesterday in an apartment in a housing complex in Wellawatte, claimed the lives of two persons. The fire brigade put out the fire with the assistance of Wellawatte Police and prevented it from spreading to other apartments.

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